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Certificate of T.S.

This classic one-of-a-kind document is very rare. It contains 34 signatures of some of the first men at Molesworth. Many of the Original Pilots have signed as well as other early officers. It was signed in late 1943, while Kermit Stevens was the 303rd BG Commanding Officer.


  • William R. Jr. (Bill) Calhoun
  • John A. Castle
  • Kenneth W. Davey
  • Frank J. Doherty
  • John W. (Tar ?) Farrar
  • Jacob W. (Jake) Fredericks
  • Herbert E. Kalhoefer
  • Bernard (Bernie) Kalman
  • John L. (Jack) Lambert
  • Lewis E. (Lewie) Lyle
  • Melvin T. McCoy
  • Harry M. McDaniel
  • Kirk R. Mitchell
  • Paul G. Moore
  • Robert H. (Bob) Newell
  • Marion L. (Dutch) Niemants
  • Alvin L. (Doc) Perry
  • Robert L. (Red) Phelps
  • Dean A. Piper
  • Roger A. (Rog) Pryor
  • Donald E. Quinney
  • Benjamin B. (Ben) Ramsey
  • George L. Robinson
  • Eugene A. Romig
  • Louis M. (Mel) Schulstad
  • Walter K. (Walt) Shayler
  • Glynn F. Shumake
  • Edgar E. Jr. (Ed) Snyder
  • Billy B. Jr. Southworth
  • George V. Jr. Stallings
  • Kermit D. Stevens (Commanding Officer)
  • Joseph M. (Joe) Strickland
  • Paul S. Tippet
  • Robert J. Yonkman
[courtesy of Marion L. "Dutch" Niemants]